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December 20, 1999 Issue

NY99
The New Yorkers Of 1999
Plus: The New York Awards

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COVER STORY / NY99
This year was everybody's last chance to leave a mark on an entire millennium -- and competition to do so was fierce. For our annual awards, New York singled out 12 talented people who managed to outshine the 8 million others this year -- and we couldn't help mentioning 50 more who defined the city (and are busy redefining it in 2000 ways).

Real Player
BY DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK

Pseudo.com could be the future of television. But its SoHo headquarters are a throwback to the heady days of the Factory -- and flamboyant chairman Josh Harris makes a gleefully eccentric Warhol.

GOTHAM
Brooke Shields nude: kiddie porn or high art
GOTHAM STYLE The return of rhinestones; a NoLIta stoop sale; millennial sun specs

DEPARTMENTS
Advertising
BY SIMON DUMENCO

The dot-coms were going to reinvent the industry. So did they?

Media
BY MICHAEL WOLFF

Anarchist activists made the WTO look eerily like the WWF, but if you don't eat at McDonald's, your world order was unthreatened

The Culture Business
BY WENDY GOODMAN

Philippe Starck has just settled in SoHo; is New York ready for its own designer of aerodynamic juicers?

MARKETPLACE
Best Bets
BY CORKY POLLAN

Southpaw ergonomics; a teakettle for technophiles; maternity chic

Smart City
BY ROB TURNER

Forget Ticketmaster: How to score tickets -- to Broadway shows, the Knicks, the Berlin Philharmonic -- like an insider

Sales & Bargains
BY SHYAMA PATEL

Stylish satchels priced to leave something in your wallet

THE CRITICS
Movies
BY PETER RAINER

Mike Leigh's surprisingly heartfelt ode to Gilbert and Sullivan

Theater
BY JOHN SIMON

Choose your premillennial poison: Y2K glitches or Space cadets

Classical Music
BY PETER G. DAVIS

The Philharmonic's comprehensive Copland is cause for celebration

The Underground Gourmet
BY ROB PATRONITE AND ROBIN RAISFELD

East 1st Street: the city's unlikely new restaurant row

CUE
New York Magazine's weekly guide to entertainment and the arts.

Intelligencer
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Classifieds
Strictly Personals

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